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Top 5 Cancer Hospitals In India | Best treatment for cancer

Updated On: 07.16.2017


One fine morning you have got the biopsy report of your nearest and dearest one and the morning turns to the worst one ever. The report is “POSITIVE”. In this critical mental situation, the prime thinking is “HOW TO GET THE BEST CANCER TREATMENT?”

Before our search for the best cancer hospital in India begins let’s highlight some information.

  • Cancer is one of the most threatening diseases in human civilization. It is a malignant overgrowth of cells which results in a death of a person if left untreated.
  • In 2001 About 1.3 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States alone.
  • 2.5 – 3 million cancer patients are treated in all over India at any given time.
  • Cancer cure probability is high if diagnosed in early stages (stage 1 or 2).

Don’t lose hope, here is some good news for you. The scenario has changed a lot from the old days. Nowadays cancer patients are not waiting for their death, which was knocking on their door.

“Cancer is a word, not a sentence.”

The cure for cancer is not an easy task, but not an impossible one. It is the time for better treatment and diagnoses in right time.


Top cancer hospitals in India:

Now Cancer treatment in India has reached a benchmark. Here is the listing of Top 5 cancer hospitals in India. These oncology hospitals offer the best cancer treatment in the country.

1. TATA Memorial Centre, Mumbai

Best-cancer-hospital-research-institute-TATA-Memorial-HospitalTATA Memorial Hospital is one of the topmost cancer Hospital and Research center for cancer care in India. The hospital is actually founded in 1941 and the research Centre in 1952. Those two were merged in 1966. Nearly 40 to 45 thousand patients from all over India have come to visit per year. Nearly 70% of total patient got treatment in free per year.

The Radiotherapy and the Chemotherapy both departments are well established and renowned for treatment. Over 6000 of major operations are done here. Apart from patient care, medical research programs are also done here. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia treatment is one of the specializations of this hospital. So with the chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, and medicine, TATA Memorial Hospital is one of the best cancer hospitals in India.

Here is the full list of Doctors and support staffs of TATA Memorial Centre.

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Contacts: Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. E Borges Road, Parel,
Mumbai – 400 012 India
Tel. +91-22- 24177000, 24146750 – 55
Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail:  msoffice@tmc.gov.in (for patient care and queries)

pro@tmc.gov.in(for administrative – HRD matters)

Let’s find Some other Cancer hospitals in Mumbai

NameAddress and Contact No.
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute, Rao Saheb Achutrao, Patwardhan Marg, Four Bunglows, Andheri West, Mumbai 400053

Contact No. +91-22-3099-9999 / +91-22-3091-9191(emergency)
Sevenhills Hospital SevenHills Hospital, Marol Maroshi Road, Andheri East, Mumbai 400059

Contact no. +91 - 22-6767 6767 (enquery), +91 - 22-6767 6722 (OPD) / +91 - 22-6767 6766 (Emergency).
Fortis HospitalFortis Hospital, Mulund Goregaon Link Road, Mulund-West, Mumbai 400078

Contact No. 022 - 67994400 / 022 - 49254400 / 022 - 49254155.
Jaslok Hospital & Research CentreJaslok Hospital & Research Centre, 15-Deshmukh Marg, Pedder Road, Mumbai 400026

Contact No. 66573333 / 66573010 /022-2353-3333
Dr. L. H. Hiranandani HospitalDr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, Hill Side Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai 400076

Contact No. 022 25763322 / 3323,
022 71023322 / 3323
Saifee HospitalSaifee Hospital, Maharshi Karve Marg, Girgaon, Mumbai 400004

Contact No. 022-6757-0111 / +91-75065-14832
Lilavati Hospital & Research CentreLilavati Hospital & Research Centre, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050

Contact No. +91 (22) 2675 1000 / +91 (22) 2656 8000,
+91 (22) 2656 8063 / 64 (Emergency)
Jupiter Hospital Jupiter Hospital, Eastern Express Highway, Thane, Mumbai 400601

Contact No. +91 22 2172 5555 (Board)/ +91 22 2172 5540 (TPA) / +91 22 2172 5523 (Casualty)

2. PD Hinduja National Hospital Mumbai


It is One the top cancer hospital in India. The Hospital was founded by P D Hinduja in 1950 s. It is situated in Mahim at Mumbai. This hospital is expertise in breast cancer and bladder cancer. Also, This is a renowned hospital for radiation oncology, hematuria management, and early prostate cancer diagnosis. They have very qualified doctors and urologic oncologists to perform various surgery. Larynx Preserving Surgery is also done here.

Some best Doctors From PD Hinduja National Hospital

NameSpecialization & QualificationBook Appointment
Dr. Hemant TongaonkarConsultant Surgical Oncology (Urologic and Gynecologic Oncology)
M.B.B.S,M.S.(General Surgery), FICS, FAIS
request an Appointment
Dr. Rucha KaushikConsultant Breast Cancer Surgeon
request an Appointment
Dr. Samar GupteJunior Consultant- Gynaecological Oncology
MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology), DGO, Fellowship in Gynaecological Oncology
request an Appointment
Dr. Ganesh NagarajanConsultant - Gastroenterology Surgery
Consultant - Gastroenterology Surgery.
MBBS, M.S, FCPS, Fellowship HPB & Liver Transplant (France)
request an Appointment
Dr. Luis Jose De SouzaConsultant Oncosurgeonrequest an Appointment
Dr. Murad E. LalaConsultant Oncosurgeon
M.S. (General Surgery); M.Ch. (Surgical Oncology)
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Dr. Sultan PradhanConsultant Oncosurgeonrequest an Appointment
Dr. V. Srinivas
Consultant Uro-Oncologist
M.B.B.S., M.S., M.Sc
request an Appointment
Dr. Vinay Deshmane
Consultant Surgical Oncology
MS, DNB, FRCS, MD (London), FICS.
request an Appointment

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Contact: P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre. Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai-400 016 India.

Tel: 24449199 / 24452222 / 24451515.

3. Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore

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The Hospital is Named after Mr. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, former governor of Mumbai. He donated 20-acre land and 1 lakh rupees for radiotherapy machine. The hospital was founded in 1973. It is well known for its free treatment of the poor people. They offer almost 40% to 60% cheaper rate in medicine compared to the outside. This hospital has both treatment and diagnostic facilities. Kidwai Memorial Institute is well equipped with sophisticated diagnostic, treatment and research equipment like Clinic – 1800, Whole Body Spiral CT Scanner, Gamma Camera, Blood Cell Separator, CCX – 100 Autoanalyser and so on. They have the specialized service like bone marrow transplantation.

Perpetual Free Feeding Endowment Donation Scheme:

They launched the scheme to feed cancer patients and their attendants at free of cost and lodged at Dharamshala on a designated day.

Check the details of Doctors and support staffs.

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Contacts: Dr. M.H Marigowda Road, Hombegowda Nagar, Near-Nimans Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560030
Ph No. 080 2609 4000

Some other Cancer hospitals in Bangalore:

NameAddress and Contact No.
HCG Oncology2nd Cross, Shanthinagar, Off Double Road, Raja Rammohan Roy Extension Shantinagar, Bangalore- 560027, Karnataka

Tel: 080 40206000
Apollo Hospital154/11, Bannerghatta Road, Opposite IIM, Bangalore-560076, Karnataka.

Contact No. Hospital Information : +91-80-26304050 / 51
Apollo Health checks: +91-80-26304115 / 4118
Admissions: +91-80-26304108 / 4109
Ambulance: +91-80-26304124
Emergency: +91-80-26304126 / 4127
Fortis HospitalBannerghatta Road, Opposite IIM-B, Bangalore-560076, Karnataka.

Contact Numbers - +91 124 4921021, +91- 124 4921071, +91 124 4921033
Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation
Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, 1st Cross, Shankara Matt Premises, Shankarapuram, Basavanagudi, Bangalore-560004, Karnataka.

Phone: 080 2698 1000/ 2698 1100 / 2698 1101
080 4648 4444 / 4648 4400
Manipal HospitalH A L Old Airport Rd, Kodihalli, Bangalore, Karnataka, 560017

Contact No: 1800-3001-4000
Mazumdar Shaw Cancer CenterNarayana Health City, 258/A, Bommasandra Industrial Area,
Anekal Taluk,
India 560 099

Phone: 080 71 222 222
Columbia Asia Hospital
Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Hobli, Whitefield, Bangalore-560066, Karnataka

Contact No. +91 80 3989 8969 /
+91 80 6165 6262
Gleneagles Global Hospital67, Uttarahalli Road, Kengeri Bangalore- 560 060 Karnataka

Contact No. 080 2424 2424
Macs Clinic#350, 1st Floor, 2nd Cross, 1st Block, Near Ashoka Pillar, Behind PTA School, Jayanagar Bangalore-560011, Karnataka.

Contact No. 91 8762020240 / 91 9482202240


4. Apollo cancer hospital Chennai


The oncology department of Chennai Apollo is one of the Best in India. This Hospital is well equipped to provide 360-degree cancer care. They have started a well equipped and contemporary chemotherapy ward from September 2011. This hospital is ideal for the bone marrow transplant. Chennai Apollo completed nearly 750 numbers of a successful bone marrow transplant. They are also well known for cyberknife treatment. Chennai Apollo provides more sophisticated and superclass facilities and good stay for the patients. It is also known for its pediatric cancer treatment.


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Contacts: Apollo lifeline.
International: +91-40-4344-1066
National: 1860-500-1066

Some Other Cancer hospitals in Chennai

NameAddress and Contact No.
Adyar Cancer Institute ChennaiEast Canal Bank Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020

Phone: 044 2491 1526
Dr Rai Memorial Cancer Treatment562, Century Plaza, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Opp.Hyatt Regency, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600018

Phone: 044 2434 9594
Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Trauma4/112, Mount Poonamalle High Road Manapakkam, Mount Poonamalle High Rd, Sathya Nagar, Manapakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600089

Phone: 044 4200 2288
VS Hospitals and Madras Cancer Institute
13, East Spur Tank Road, Mukta Gardens, Chetpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600031

Phone: 044 4200 1000
Dr Kamakshi Cancer Institute and Research Center1, Radial Road, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100

Phone: 044 6630 0300
Fortis Malar HospitalNo.52, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Phone: 044 4289 2222
Sundaram Cancer CenterNo. 1/B, II Floor, 191/297, Precision Diagnostics Complex, P.H. Road, Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600010, EVR Rd, Dasspuram, Chetpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600031

Phone: 044 4285 9498
Gleneagles Global Hospital 439, Cheran Nagar, Perumbakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100

Phone: 044 4477 7000
HCG Cancer CenterMBC Tower, Luz Church Road, Alwarpet junction, Mylapore, Chennai - 600004

Tel: 044 43419999

5. Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum


The RCC, Trivandrum was founded in 1981 with the initiative of both Kerala Govt. and Indian Govt. Now it is under Govt. of India. They have a large number of qualified doctors Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology department. They have Hematology, Lymph reticular, soft tissue, Bone, Head & Neck, Breast, CNS, Gynaec, Urinary, Chest & Gastro, Pediatric and Thyroid Oncology Department. This hospital also offered Course and training programs.

They have started Allogenic bone marrow transplantation.

You will get all the super specialty treatment here at an affordable cost than any other private organization.

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Contacts: Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum.Medical College Campus, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695011

Contact: 0471 244 2541

Some other Cancer hospitals in Kerala

NameAddress and Contact No.
Amrita Institute Of Medical Sciences, ErnakulamAmrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Ponekkara, P. O Kochi, Kerala 682 04

Phone: 0091 (0) 285 1234, 0484 668 1234
VPS Lakeshore, ErnakulamNH-47 Bypass, Maradu, Nettoor P.O, Kochi – 682040 Kerala, India.

Phone: 91-484-2701032/2701033/2703951
Baby Memorial Hospital, KozhikodeIndira Gandhi Road, Arayidathupalam, Kozhikode, Kerala 673004

Phone: 0495 277 7777
Amala Institute Of Medical Sciences, ThrissurState Highway 69, Amalanagar, Thrissur, Kerala 680555

Phone: +91 487 2304000, +91 487 2304100
Aster MIMS, KozhikodeMini By-pass Road, Govindapuram P.O., Calicut – 673 016, Kerala

Phone: 495- 3911 400, 2488 000
Care Foundation, CalicutCP 7/504-A, Vellalasseri P.O, REC (VIA) Calicut – 673 601, kozhikode Dist, Kerala

Phone: 0495 228 9500
Malabar Cancer Centre, KannurKodiyeri,Thalassery, Muzhikkara – MCC Rd, Illathaazha, Kannur, Kerala 670103

Phone: 0490 235 5881
Caritas Hospital, KottyamNear Caritas College Of Pharmacy Caritas Hospital Rd, Thellakom, Kerala 686630

Phone: 0481 279 0028
Indo American Hospital, VaikomChemmanakary, Akkarappadam P.O Vaikom 686143, Kerala

Phone: +914829273281,273282,273283,+91 9747553281, 9446083281


If you are worried about the treatment cost, you can go with any NGO. They have the partnership with many renowned cancer hospitals and they are able to carry out the cost of cancer treatments which include cancer surgeries, radiation, and chemotherapy.

Here are some Addresses of NGO for cancer patients:

  • HelpAge India: cancer care charity for elders.
  • Indian Cancer Society: National Organization for Awareness, Detection, Cure for Cancer.
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association: Provide financial support, counseling & guidance to indigent cancer patients and their families. Contact No. +91 22 24924000 or +91 22 24928775.
  •  Shri Ram Krishna Cancer Hospital: Provide Homoeopathic and Ayurvedic treatment for cancer patients at reasonable rates. Address: Aalok, G.T. Road, Deoband 247554 Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Pin: 247554
    Phone number: (01336) – 222308/220072
    Bhagini Ashu (Secretary)
    Mob no: +91 9897632309
    Email: info@cancerfreeindia.org
  • PRERAK:  They provide financial and moral assistance to the cancer patients and their families. Address: 10 Bakery Road, Hastings, Kolkata, Pin: 700022 West Bengal.
    Phone: 91-33-22822560, 91-33-24481954
    Email: vajpeyi@vsnl.com

If you aren’t able to spend a single penny for the cancer treatment, No problem. Some hospitals are there offering free cancer treatment in India

NameAddressContact No.
Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. (31 beds among 320 beds are dedicated for free treatment. )1st Cross, Behind Rangadore Hospital
Shankarapuram, Basavanagud
Near Chikkanna Garden, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004
080 2698 1101
Adyar Cancer institute, Chennai. (297 beds are free among 423)18, East Canal Bank Road
Gandhi Nagar,Adyar, Chennai
Tamil Nadu 600020
044 2491 1526
Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI)8, GTB Hospital Complex
Dilshad Garden, New Delhi, Delhi 110095
011 2211 0303
Cancer Care Foundation of India, Mumbai (Provide medical help and economical assistance, free accommodation, supplies medicines for free of cost)5 Shradha Bulding , Ground floor Zerbai Wadia Marg
Near Tata Cancer Hospital Parel- Mumbai-12
Greater Mumbai, Maharashtra 400014
093211 64755
Dharamshila Hospital and Research (They provides free diagnosis and treatment facilities to patients below poverty line.)Vasundhara Enclave, Dharamshila Road
Near New Ashok Nagar Metro Station
New Delhi, Delhi 110096
011 4306 6353
The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute (government funded Regional Cancer Centrer in India )Civil Hospital Campus,
Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380016
079 2268 8000
ICS Cancer Detection Centre, Mumbai. Lady Ratan Tata Medical &, Maharshi Karve Road
Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400021
022 2413 9445

Someone says that “Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.” Yes, this is the motivation. Don’t lose hope. Take your chance. Because God is good.

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